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Definition of "god-king" [god-king]

  • A statesman who holds all state's powers and has religious significance to constituency. (noun)
  • : Jargon in open source and collaborative projects communities meaning an owner/operator of a project who behaves as a tyrant. (noun)

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Use "god-king" in a sentence
  • "Having ruled his homeland as a god-king, he established a parliament-in-exile in the northern Indian hill station of Dharamsala in 1960, introduced a draft constitution three years later, and in 2001 oversaw the first direct election of a prime minister, known as the Kalon Tripa."
  • "JD, unemployment is still not as bad as it was under your god-king Ronald Reagan."
  • "Whether portraying Boris, Wagner's god-king Wotan or Mozart's rapacious Don Giovanni, Mr. Pape is a singer tailored to a public that craves sex appeal."